Financial Institutions, Inc. Announces Date of 2022 Annual Meeting

Financial Institutions, Inc.

WARSAW, NY, March 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Financial Institutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISI) (the “Company”), parent company of Five Star Bank (the “Bank”), SDN Insurance Agency, LLC (“ SDN”), Courier Capital, LLC (“Courier Capital”) and HNP Capital, LLC (“HNP Capital”), today announced that on Tuesday, June 14andhas been set as the date for its 2022 annual meeting of shareholders. The meeting will be held in a virtual format only, via live webcast, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

The record date for voting at the annual meeting will be April 19, 2022. Further details regarding the annual meeting, including how to participate, will be included in Financial Institutions, Inc.’s proxy statement and l Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders. available to shareholders and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on or about April 27, 2022.

About Financial Institutions, Inc.

Financial Institutions, Inc. provides diversified financial services through its subsidiaries Five Star Bank, SDN, Courier Capital and HNP Capital. Five Star Bank offers a wide range of personal, municipal and commercial banking and lending services through a network of more than 45 offices in Western and Central New York State and a production office in commercial loans in Ellicott City (Baltimore), Maryland. SDN offers a wide range of insurance services to individuals and businesses. Courier Capital and HNP Capital provide personalized investment management, investment advisory and retirement plan services to individuals, businesses, institutions, foundations and retirement plans. Financial Institutions, Inc. and its subsidiaries employ approximately 600 people. The Company’s shares are listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol FISI. Additional information is available at www.fiiwarsaw.com.

For more information, contact:

Shelly J. Doran
(585) 627-1362 or [email protected]

Marianne R. Winn